January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

AFD Fire Truck Clips Ambulance

An Archbold Fire Department pumper truck clipped the mirror on an AFD ambulance while responding to an injury accident on US20A about 7:46 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 6. More...

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Obituaries

Luke Edward Yoder

Luke Edward Yoder grew up in Kalona, Iowa, the fourth living child of Daniel M. and Nancy (Hershberger) Yoder. Born Jan. 14, 1930, Luke went to heaven on his 85th birthday. Luke always felt blessed that he could attend Iowa Mennonite High School. More...

Pauline Jane Rupp

Pauline Jane Rupp, Pettisville, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. The eldest daughter of Ervin Lantz and Florence Wells Lantz, she was born in Pettisville on June 15, 1924. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Topple Fifth-Ranked Tigers, Squeak By Patriots

Down 33-31 to start the fourth period, Archbold outscored Holgate 15-7 in the final eight minutes to defeat the Tigers 46-40, Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the Thunderdome. More...

Fast Break

Archbold's Shelby Cline brings the ball up the court.– photo by Mario Gomez More...

Defense!

Winter Fricke puts defensive pressure on Holgate's Connor Abel in their non-league matchup, Tuesday, Jan. 13. The Blue Streaks beat the Division IV fifth-ranked Tigers 46-40.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “God’s Design: Marriage as Promise,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

“Dogs Under the Table” Place Second

“Dogs Under the Table,” the West Clinton Bible Quiz team, tied for second place with an average score of 133 points in its four matches at the Sunday, Jan. 18 meet at Eastland Baptist Church, Bryan. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 9: Margarita Martinez, Delta, girl; Mara Pittman, Napoleon, girl. Jan. 11: Sabrina & Lucas Hartson, Wauseon, boy; Subrina & Christopher Mason, Wauseon, girl. More...

Fricke Early Release Hearing Set For Feb. 19

A hearing to consider releasing William “Bill” Fricke from prison is set for Thursday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 pm in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. More...

Garbage Fee Increases

Archbold Village Council approved a $1 per month increase in the refuse collection fee during its Monday, Jan. 19 meeting. Archbold residents who receive water bills have been charged $8.50 per month for residential refuse collection. More...

State Changes Third Grade Reading Tests Yet Again

State officials have changed the third grade reading test again. Speaking to the Archbold School Board during its Wednesday, Jan. More...

News

Archbold Schools Power Bill Down About 39%

Thanks to the wind turbine and an energy conservation project, the power bill for Archbold high and elementary schools for December 2014 was down almost 39%. In his written report to the school board at its Wednesday, Jan. More...

J.T. Rufenacht Is Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2015

J.T. Paul Rufenacht, son of Cory and Kylie, Archbold, is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2015. He was born at 1:01 a.m., Friday, Jan. 9, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon. J.T. weighed 10 pounds, 8 ounces. More...

Rite Aid Buys Shopko Pharmacy Business, Not Shopko Building

Kristin Kellum, a public relations specialist with the Rite Aid Corporation, said Tuesday the company has acquired the Shopko pharmacy business, but not the Shopko building. More...

Public Record

Men Sentenced In Thefts From Local Industry

Mark Merillat, 24, rural Fayette, and Luke Merillat, 22, rural Archbold, have been sentenced in connection with a theft from the Sanoh America factory in Archbold. More...

Local Man Indicted On Drug Charges

Andrew T. Hatzer, 34, Archbold, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on drug charges. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said the grand jury met on Monday, Jan. More...

Archbold Residents Get IRS Impersonator Calls

Tera Rogers, spokesman for the Archbold Police Department, cautioned local residents of a telephone scam that has been reported in the village. More...

Opinion

State Tax Cuts Harm Local Governments, Schools

Regular readers of this newspaper have noted the warning signs appearing on the horizon. Local taxes for schools and the village of Archbold may be going up in the future. One warning sign came from Archbold Village Council, Monday, Jan. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005 With the Fulton County Heart Radiothon just around the corner, a study funded by the countywide fundraiser is producing disturbing news. More...

Recipe Corner

Tuscan Apricot- Berry Crostata

1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour1 cup all-bran 0riginal cereal(crushed to 2/3 cup)1/2 cup sugar, divided2 teaspoons baking powder3/4 cup butter or margarine1 egg, slightly beaten1/4 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups fresh blueberries orred raspberries1 cu More...

Veggie Burger

4 tablespoons olive oil1 cup finely chopped onion1 tablespoon minced garlic1 cup finely diced carrots1/2 teaspoon seeded andminced serrano chile1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1 teaspoon ground cumin1 cup chopped unpeeledroasted eggplant1 cup chopped firm- More...